01/12/16
Introducing our new Head of IPC
Introducing our new Head of IPC

Introducing our new Head of IPC and Curriculum Lead

28/11/16
Classroom Monitor collaboration expanded to include the IMYC
Classroom Monitor collaboration expanded to include the IMYC

We have expanded our collaboration with Classroom Monitor to include an online assessment platform for the IMYC

24/11/16
IEYC/EYFS Cross-reference document released
IEYC/EYFS Cross-reference document released

We’ve released a cross-reference document to support schools in the UK and abroad to deliver the EYFS through the IEYC

09/11/16
First regional event held in Singapore
First regional event held in Singapore

Over two days in September, 34 teachers took part in our first regional event.

03/11/16
Bringing the ILMP to you
Bringing the ILMP to you

We are expanding our International Leadership and Management Programmes (ILMP) as demand grows worldwide.

26/10/16
The IMYC turns five!
The IMYC turns five!

To mark the IMYC’s fifth year of formal implementation, we have completed extensive updates for the curriculum.

12/10/16
Five IEYC units now available!
Five IEYC units now available!

We’re pleased to release the first five engaging, learning-focused units in the IEYC.

24/06/16
Collaboration with SIES – Announcement
Collaboration with SIES – Announcement

Fieldwork Education collaborates with Smart International Education Services.

23/05/16
New professional learning programme launched
New professional learning programme launched

We’ve added online & blended courses as well as regional events to complement our existing in-school training.

18/05/16
First IEYC unit released today!
First IEYC unit released today!

To The Rescue! follows a popular superhero theme and is available to download from our website.

12/01/16
Supporting the Teenage Brain
Supporting the Teenage Brain

Teachers and schools around the world are discovering the power of learning through a curriculum that recognises and supports

21/12/15
Announcing: The IMYC Self Review Document
Announcing: The IMYC Self Review Document

We are delighted to announce the release of our IMYC Self-Review Process.

10/12/15
11-14s: The Wasted Years?
11-14s: The Wasted Years?

Chief Inspector of Schools in England identifies that too many students are let down in the early stages of secondary school

09/12/15
Announcing our first joint accreditation visit with CIS
Announcing our first joint accreditation visit with CIS

Fieldwork Education collaborates with CIS for first joint accreditation visit

11/06/15
Keynote Speaker announced for European Summer School 2015
Keynote Speaker announced for European Summer School 2015

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04/06/15
IMYC Networking Conference at the UCL Academy
IMYC Networking Conference at the UCL Academy

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22/05/15
Balance- What does it mean to you?
Balance- What does it mean to you?

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01/05/15
Nepal Earthquake Appeal
Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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27/04/15
IMYC celebrates major milestone
IMYC celebrates major milestone

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19/03/15
5th Annual Southeast Asia Summer School returns to Malaysia
5th Annual Southeast Asia Summer School returns to Malaysia

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10/02/15
The art of learning with the British International School of Boston
The art of learning with the British International School of Boston

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14/05/14
Summer School returns to London! (23rd - 25th July)
Summer School returns to London! (23rd - 25th July)

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02/05/14
IMYC at The Academies Show London 2014
IMYC at The Academies Show London 2014

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01/05/14
Red Balloons for Syria
Red Balloons for Syria

La Escuela de Lancaster, Mexico

17/02/14
Learning through the lens of the big idea
Learning through the lens of the big idea

Beacon Academy, Jakarta

17/02/14
Interpretation entry point reveals student perceptions
Interpretation entry point reveals student perceptions

Beacon Academy, Jakarta

27/01/14
Learn, share and connect with other IMYC Teachers and Leaders at Summer School 2014
Learn, share and connect with other IMYC Teachers and Leaders at Summer School 2014

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17/01/14
Two international schools connect learning with IMYC
Two international schools connect learning with IMYC

International School of Bremen and International School of Eerde

19/11/13
Students share IMYC learning on new IMYC Members’ Lounge
Students share IMYC learning on new IMYC Members’ Lounge

International School Eerde, Netherlands

13/11/13
Visiting an apple orchard engages students in the IMYC Traditions unit
Visiting an apple orchard engages students in the IMYC Traditions unit

International School Eerde, Netherlands

News

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09 December 2015

Announcing our first joint accreditation visit with CIS

We are pleased to announce our first joint IPC accreditation visit with the Council of International Schools (CIS).

The first IPC/CIS accreditation visit took place at Franconian International School, Germany in October of this year. The accreditation team, comprising of members from both Fieldwork and CIS, used a joint protocol to assess the school and collaborated fully throughout the process.

Jane Denby, Head of Accreditation at Fieldwork explains why the two organisations were a natural complement:

“We share a similar ethos. CIS look at the whole school with a greater emphasis on looking at governance and leadership, staffing, premises and operational systems, for example, and we overlap looking at teaching and assessing for learning, school guiding statements and international mindedness.”

Discussions began regarding the possibility of arranging joint accreditations back in 2011. CIS is recognised as the accreditation agency of choice for many international schools and their community of more than 660 schools includes a large crossover with IPC member schools.

“We are delighted that the first joint IPC/CIS accreditation visit went so well and we are very much looking forward to working with our colleagues at Fieldwork on future visits,” commented Stuart McLay, Associate Director, School Support and Evaluation, CIS. 

The final accreditation reports remain separate, but by aligning the evaluations schools are able to reduce the administrative load and also synchronise on-site visits, keeping the time external evaluators are onsite to a minimum.

“Giving children wider audiences to share their learning is always something we are striving for. The IPC/CIS visit gave even further opportunity for our children share what they are so very proud of and how they have achieved their goals,” said Tom Egerton, Director, Franconian International School.

Additional joint accreditation visits have already been planned for 2016 and 2017.

If your school is interested in a joint IPC/CIS accreditation, please contact both IPC and CIS accreditation teams for more information.